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Image:PepysLibraryCambridge.jpg|thumb|right|200px|The Library is housed on the first floor of the Pepys Building of Magdalene College, Cambridge The '''Pepys Library''' of Magdalene College, Cambridge, is the personal library collected by Samuel Pepys which he bequeathed to the college following his death in 1703. File:Pepys Library c1870.jpg|thumb|Pepys Building c1870 Pepys was a lifelong bibliophile and carefully nurtured his large collection of books, manuscripts, and prints. At his death, there were more than 3,000 volumes, including the diary, all carefully catalogued and indexed; they form one of the most important surviving 17th century private library|libraries. File:Pepys Library Cambridge interior.jpg|thumb|Library interior in 1890s Pepys made detailed provisions in his will for the preservation of his book collection; and, when his nephew and heir, John Jackson, died, in 1723, it was transferred, intact, to...
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